Earthworms

Describes earthworm community ecology, interactions between earthworms and microorganisms the importance of in environmental management

1. Morphology.- 1.1 Segmentation: external.- 1.2 Chaetotaxy.- 1.3 Genital and other apertures.- 1.4 The clitellum associated structures.- 1.5 Pigmentation.- 1.6 body wall.- 1.7 coelom.- 1.8 alimentary canal.- 1.9 vascular system.- 1.10 respiratory 1.11 excretory 1.12 nervous 1.13 reproductive 2. Taxonomy.- 2.1 Systematic affinities descent.- 2.2 Families, genera species.- 2.2.1 Moniligastridae.- 2.2.2 Megascolecidae.- 2.2.3 Ocnerodrilidae.- 2.2.4 Acanthodrilidae.- 2.2.5 Octochaetidae.- 2.2.6 Eudrilidae.- 2.2.7 Glos.

“Provides an introduction to the earthworm, covering its physical characteristics, habits, behavior, and relationships humans.”

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